Mainly high jetstream cloud spreading over the southern NT is causing over a little light rain. Patchy cloud over the Top End in a weak region of low pressure is generating the odd shower and storm. Skies are clearer elsewhere due to a ridge of high pressure.
In December 2014 we upgraded our lightning network to the latest in sensor technology as used by the world's leading meteorological agencies. This has resulted in changes and improvements to the lightning data you will now see. The main changes are:
13:56 EDT Like a large area of southeastern Australia, Victoria has been been experiencing a chilly run, as much as four-to-ten degrees below average but is now thawing out.